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Cornea/Refractive Surgery Quiz 1: External Disease
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Rosa Y Kim, MD | Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Harvard Medical School
Mark Lucarelli, MD | University of Wisconsin, Madison

August 5, 1996
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Figure 1
This is a 64 year old woman who presented with blurry vision of the right eye

Case History
This particular patient had a malignant choroidal melanoma OD. Her blurry vision was secondary to the tumor.
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Questions
1. What is the diagnosis?
2. What pattern of pigment distribution is seen on the skin with this condition?
3. Which groups of people are affected by this condition?
4. What may one expect to find histopathologically?
5. What ocular conditions are rarely associated with this diagnosis?
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